Our Staff

At Animal Hospital of Tampa Inc, we are proud of our excellent staff. Please take a minute to learn more about the friendly faces you see every time you bring your pet in for a visit. Soon all of our employees' profiles will be online, so you can see the same wonderful people online that are in the office.

Dr. Kermit Harvey, Veterinarian & Chief of Staff

Being an animal lover his whole life, Dr. Harvey received his DVM degree from Tuskegee Institute in 1977. He then worked for 2 years in the New Orleans area. A native of Tampa, Dr. Harvey moved back home in 1979 and started the Animal Hospital of Tampa Inc. He is a very well-known, respected, and dedicated veterinarian in our community, and adored by our staff. Dr. Harvey, (aka "Doc") and family were adopted by a cat named Storm and a Dachshund named Romeo.

Our trained and educated front-office staff answers the phones, schedules appointments, fills prescriptions, occasionally assists the doctor with exams, and fulfills many other important tasks which successfully aid in the daily function of our practice. In addition, all our front staff is bilingual in Spanish.

Cary was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She has been working at the animal hospital since October of 2012 and is the proud owner of her chihuahua Jack.

AleJandra, also known as Allie was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She has been working at animal hospital of Tampa since August of 2013 and loves her 4 dogs...Brewskie-a pomeranian, Kahlua-a jack russell mix, Cardi-a chihuahua mix, and Rummy- a dachshund mix.

Stephanie was born in Tampa, FL. She has been working at the animal hospital since August of 2015. She is so proud to have her 2 domestic short haired cats, Osiris and Leonidas.

Maricell was born in Paterson, NJ.  She has been working at the animal hospital since August of 2011. She has been adopted proudly by her 3 dogs...Biggie-an American bulldog, Tootsie-a Lab mix, and Drogo-a black mouth cur mix.

Lazaro joined our staff in October, 2004. He cares for our kennel guests and hospitalized patients. He walks them in our fenced in area, keeps their area clean and sterile, distributes medications, assists Dr. Harvey with examinations, and does bathing. He also speaks Spanish and assists in translations for clients.He is the proud owner of his pitbull-Bella. He occasionally assists Dr. Harvey during patient examinations.

Luis joined our staff Summer of 2016 as a Veterinary Technician. Born in Bogota, Colombia, Luis is bilingual and is one of our resident translators for our Spanish-speaking clients. He assists in surgery, performs dental cleanings, and assists Dr. Harvey with examinations. He is the proud owner of his beagle Luna and his lab Lily.

Our kennel attendants

Marcus and Michaela care for the animals by walking them, cleaning their areas, feeding, bathing, and distributing medications. When needed, they also assist Dr. Harvey during patient examinations.

Animal Hospital of Tampa Inc

Office Hours


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm